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Old 9th Jan 2011, 11:01
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Ken Scott
 
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The article refers to Tranche 1 of the Typhoon, which is 'uneconomic to bring up to Tranche 3 standard', not the whole of the Typhoon fleet.

Equivalent to replacing Mk 1 Spitfires with Mk Vs etc.

RAF will retain 92 later model Typhoons. Still not enough though.
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